Announcement of Union Election Commission
(5 February 2021)
1. The Acting President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar issued a state of emergency in accordance with Article 417 of the State Constitution for an immediate return to normality, and then transferred the powers of legislation, administration and judiciary sectors to the Commander-in-Chief of Defence Services in line with Article 418 of the State Constitution on 1 February 2021. Commencing this day, the legislative processes of all Hluttaws and related committees have also been suspended.
2. The Union Election Commission has begun its investigation on the voter fraud in the 2020 General Election.
3. Therefore, it is announced that the letters of accreditation issued by the Union Election Commission to the MPs of the respective Hluttaws will have no effects during the investigation period.
Union Election Commission